1.1 Children and violence

Children are subject to many forms of adversity, for example, poverty or ill health. This course examines another form of adversity that many children face, namely violence. This is a huge topic which can be tackled in a number of ways, for example by looking at the effects of war on children in Africa and Asia, physical or sexual abuse of children in the North, structural violence against children in the form of government policies, or symbolic forms of violence, looking at how images and re
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Constitutional Borrowing and other Hazards: The Islamic Republic and Transformations in Islamic Law
Professor Miriam Kunkler explores how, in Iranian constitutional and in penal law, pragmatic considerations have begun to trump ideological commitments to Shii jurisprudence since the 1979 constitution,. most notably so with the introduction of maslahat as a valid legal principle in 1988.
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10.8 The media and public understanding of the MMR controversy

Hargreaves, I., Lewis, J. and Speers, T. ‘Towards a better map: Science, the public and the media’, Economic and Social Research Council.

As we saw in the coverage of the story itself, the MMR issue is often compared to the BSE/CJD crisis, both stories involving potential risks to the public initially denied by both government and mainstream science. And there is no doubt that the BSE controversy framed much of the MMR coverage. Andrew Wakefield may be something of a voice in
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The Amazing Life of Helen Keller - Children's Story
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ECB targeted in anti-austerity protests
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STS.002 Toward the Scientific Revolution (MIT)
This subject traces the evolution of ideas about nature, and how best to study and explain natural phenomena, beginning in ancient times and continuing through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. A central theme of the subject is the intertwining of conceptual and institutional relations within diverse areas of inquiry: cosmology, natural history, physics, mathematics, and medicine.
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8.03 Physics III: Vibrations and Waves (MIT)
In addition to the traditional topics of mechanical vibrations and waves, coupled oscillators, and electro-magnetic radiation, students will also learn about musical instruments, red sunsets, glories, coronae, rainbows, haloes, X-ray binaries, neutron stars, black holes and big-bang cosmology. OpenCourseWare presents another version of 8.03 that features a full set of lecture notes and take-home experiments. Also by Walter Lewin Courses: Classical Mechanics (8.01)- with a com
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Able2Doc PDF to Word App for iOS
'Convert from PDF to Microsoft Word documents and edit them with Office for iPad or other editors.Able2Doc PDF to Word for iOS is a free, lightweight app for converting from PDF to Word on the go. Cutting-edge conversion technology combined with powerful servers provides accurate, reliable and high quality PDF conversion output.NOTE: Enable push notifications for this app to work properly.Features:- Convert PDF to editable Microsoft Word (docx) documents.- Import and convert files from your mobi
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Introduction

What influenced Goya? Did Napoleon's invasion of Spain alter the course of Goya's career? This course will guide you through the works of Goya and the influences of the times in which he lived. Anyone with a desire to look for the influences behind the work of art will benefit from studying this course.

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Improving solar cells
Professor Chris McConville, from the department of physics, talks about his work on the semiconductor indium nitride which could make the conversion of solar energy more efficient. Professor McConville won the John Yarwood Memorial Medal for his work in this area.
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Presented in conjunction with MoMA's exhibition "One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North," the Poetry Suite includes readings of new poems written in response to Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series from 10 highly esteemed contemporary poets, who were selected by poet and essayist Elizabeth Alexander. Yusef Komunyakaa is Global Distinguished Professor of English, New York University. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1994. His most re
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The Crossroads of Global Capitalism - Peter Nolan
The first of new series of public lectures entitled 'ways of thinking' that aim to challenge and stimulate new ideas and debate across the University.
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PhET - Physics Education Technology at the University of Colorado
A collection of simulations and virtual labs focusing on first-year college physics. An interview with the award winning author can be found in About us at Phet VideoPhET provides fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena for free. We believe that our research-based approach- incorporating findings from prior research and our own testing- enables students to make connections between real-life phenomena and the underlying science, deepening their understanding and appreci
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"Math is the most important." Shuji Nakamura on what brought him to science
Shujia Nakamura, 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics laureate, was interviewed on 6 December 2014 at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 was awarded jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources".
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Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists agree to ceasefire
Ukrainian officials say Kiev has agreed to a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists on a day that saw Ukrainian forces battling on two different fronts. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internat
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Obama’s Internet Neutrality Stance: Net Positive or Negative?
President Obama’s stance on net neutrality won't have significant economic consequences for service providers, but it sets the tone for an "open" Internet, former FCC chairman Reed Hundt says.
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Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
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Flames of Passion (1989) - extract
Richard Kwietniowski's short film lovingly twists David Lean's stiff-upper-lipped romance 'Brief Encounter' into a rich and witty contemporary melodrama, with two devilishly handsome young men standing in for Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard. Kwietniowski's award-winning work includes the feature 'Love and Death on Long Island'. You can see the complete film and over 2000 other titles free in BFI Mediatheques around the UK - http://www.bfi.org.uk/mediatheque
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